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Collin Peterson's Public Statements

Full Name: Collin C. Peterson
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 7, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Sean, Jason, Elliot
Birth Date: 06/29/1944
Birth Place: Fargo, ND
Home City: Detroit Lakes, MN
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
Issue Position: Immigration
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 22, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Administration Issues Disaster Declaration for Communities Impacted by Devastating Flooding
July 21, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz: Disaster Loans Available for Small Businesses and Other Organizations Affected by Flooding in Rock, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone Counties
July 18, 2014 E-Newsletter: 07/18/2014
July 16, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 16, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Announce USDA Disaster Declaration for Rock and Adjacent Counties, Allowing Them to Be Considered for Emergency Assistance
July 11, 2014 E-Newsletter: 07/11/2014
July 10, 2014 Minnesota Delegation Announces State Will Receive Over $4 Million in Federal Funds to Repair Roads Damaged by Devastating Flooding
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 8, 2014 Suspension of Exit Permits
July 4, 2014 Newsletter: 07/04/2014
July 3, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge USDA to Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
July 3, 2014 Letter to Debra Crusoe, Minnesota State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency - Support Minnesota Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Flooding
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 27, 2014 Newsletter: 06/27/2014
June 23, 2014 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 20, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/20/2014
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 13, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 06/13/2014
June 12, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the United States General Services Administration, and Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS Field Office Location
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Minnesota Lawmakers meet with Interior Secretary to Press the Administration to Complete Lewis and Clark Water System
June 11, 2014 Governor Dayton, Minnesota Congressional Delegation Meet with Secretary of the Interior to Push for Federal Funding for Lewis & Clark Water Project
June 11, 2014 Peterson's Request for DOT Livestock Transportation Exemption Granted
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
June 6, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 6/6/14
June 4, 2014 Peterson Applauds USDA CRP and Beginning Farmer Announcement
June 2, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Bring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to a Vote
May 30, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/30/14
May 29, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Peterson Introduces Legislation to Ask Congolese Government to Resume Issuing Exit Permits for Adopted Children
May 28, 2014 Peterson Calls for Shinseki to Resign
May 27, 2014 Red River Valley Designated as Part of New Conservation Program
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 23, 2014 A Grateful Nation Remembers Those Who Gave All
May 23, 2014 Newsletter: Rep. Peterson's Newsletter 5/23/14
May 21, 2014 Peterson Asks RMA to Delay Planting Dates
May 15, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
May 14, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson: Final Water Infrastructure Bill Authorizes Funding for Roseau Flood Project, Marsh Lake Restoration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - School Nutrition Regulations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
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